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Women who kill : profiles of female serial killers / Carol Anne Davis.

Davis, Carol Anne. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780749017002 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0749017007 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (269 pages)
  • Publisher: London : Allison & Busby, 2001.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 262-263) and index.
Filmography: pages 264.
Formatted Contents Note: Candle in the wind: Anna Zwanziger -- Lost in France: Jeanne Weber -- Mad about the boy: Myra Hindley -- If I can't have you: Martha Ann Johnson -- Slave to love: Charlene Gallego -- Land of make believe: Genene Jones -- Cold as ice: Judith Neelley -- Giving it up for your love: Catherine Birnie -- Trying to get the feeling again: Gwen Graham & Catherine Wood -- Love don't live here any more: Rose West -- Midnight at the lost and found: Carol Bundy -- It's' my turn: Aileen Wuornos -- Karma chameleon: Karla Homolka -- We are family: classifying female serial killers -- Everybody wants to rule the world: fabrications of femininity -- Do you really want to hurt me?: theories about why women kill.
Summary, etc.: "Why does a young woman lure teenagers into her car then participate in their horrific rape and torture? What makes a nurse lethally inject the healthy babies in her care? Women, statistically, are not a violent breed...but the female of the species can be just as deadly as the male. From the mass poisoner to the sexual sadist, from profit killings to crimes committed just for twisted thrills, Carol Anne Davis sets out to explore the dark and disturbing world of the female serial killer. In-depth analysis of individual cases, including new information from the minister who heard Myra Hindley's confession, provides an invaluable insight into the psychology behind these atrocities." -- Back cover.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Women serial murderers.
Women serial murderers > Psychology.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology
Genre: Electronic books.

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